Frozen Sweetpotatoes Grades and Standards

Grades of Frozen Sweetpotatoes
  1. U.S. Grade A is the quality of frozen sweetpotatoes that possess similar varietal characteristics; have a normal flavor and odor; have a good or reasonably good color; practically uniform, or reasonably uniform in size for the applicable style; are practically free from defects; possess a good character; and score not less than 90 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart.
  2. U.S. Grade B is the quality of frozen sweetpotatoes that may possess similar or mixed varietal color characteristics; have a normal flavor and odor; have a reasonably good color; are reasonably uniform in size for the applicable style; are reasonably free from defects; possess a reasonably good character; and score not less than 80 points when scored in accordance with the scoring system outlined in this subpart.
  3. Substandard is the quality of frozen sweetpotatoes that fail to meet the requirements of U.S. Grade B.
 
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